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Neil McDonald

Neil McDonald is an historian and film critic. His books include Kokoda Front Line: The amazing story of legendary Australian war cameraman Damien Parer. He is co-author with Peter Brune of 200 Shots, an analysis of the visual evidence of Australian fighting on the Kokoda Track and Beachhead.

Books from this author
Valiant for Truth
December 2016
Following the war he continued reporting and broadcasting, and published  The Struggle for   Europe , his classic account of the Normandy invasion and its aftermath. He was tragically killed in the crash of the BOAC Comet over Greece in 1954, returning from Australia where he had been covering the Royal Tour.